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Some in-branch programs require registration with your library card. Please log in with your library account or follow this link to apply for a card online. You can also apply for a card in person at any of our 33 locations.

  • smiling woman playing with virtual reality headset and hand-controllers

    Tuesday May 28, 2024 at 3:30pm
    90 minutes

    Drop by to play some of the many games on our Oculus Rift system! Explore mountains or deep seas, ride roller coasters, soar as an eagle, challenge your agility with Beat Saber or Fruit Ninja, defend your castle as an archer or your spaceship with a laser, and many more! 

    All games are single-player with English dialogue/text.

    Safety tip: to prevent falls, wear closed flat shoes, not flip-flops or heels

    Ages: 10 to Adult (headset may be too large to fit smaller players)

  • poster for Aftersun

    Tuesday May 28, 2024 at 6:00pm
    150 minutes

    Join us for a free screening of Aftersun as part of our Fathers and Daughters theme in May. The film was directed by Charlotte Wells and was released in 2022. The screening will take place in our auditorium, starts at 6:00PM and is free to attend.

    Note: The film is intended for a mature audience. 101 minutes. In English with subtitles.

  • Tuesday May 28, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Are you ready to start your garden chores?

    Please join us for the  Garden info session  by Judith Cox. Judith is a president of Stittstville Goulbourn Holticultural Society and a Master Gardener.

    A  new gardener or an experienced one just bring  your questions and concerns and Judith will be happy to answer them or share her experience with you.

  • Tuesdays, May 28, 2024 - Jun 18, 2024
    6:30pm
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Combine basic drawing strokes into easy-to-learn pattern combinations that inspire creativity, relaxation and meditation.

  • Tuesdays, May 28, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    6:30pm
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Meet new people and share the enjoyment of good books in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. All are welcome!

    Drop-in every last Tuesday of the month between 6:30-7:30pm. 

    January 30th, February 27th, March 26th, April 30th, May 28th, and June 25th. 

    Books are available at the Metcalfe branch service hub. 

  • Tuesday May 28, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Do you love to cook? Connect with other food enthusiasts and level up your cooking skills over great discussions. We will look at new and popular cookbooks together and share recipes that we have tried. 

  • Wednesday May 29, 2024 at 11:00am
    60 minutes

    Join this 1-hour hands-on session to learn how to use viewing resources provided by the Ottawa Public Library.

    Discover how to access resources like Kanopy, Hoopla, and National Film Board Campus with your library card!

    Register to ensure your spot.

    The program will be held in the computer lab on the lower level of the Nepean Centrepointe library.

  • Coffee cups with smiley faces to invite people to come for coffee and meet people

    Wednesdays, May 29, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Un p’tit brin de jasette, ça vous dit ? Vous êtes invités à notre café.

    Chaque dernier mercredi du mois, de 14 h à 15 h :

    28 février, 27 mars, 24 avril, 29 mai, 26 juin

    Du thé et du café seront offerts. Programme portes ouvertes.

    Succ. Gloucester nord, 2036 ch. Ogilvie

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    Feel like chatting? Come to the library for some coffee/tea and conversation.

    Every last Wednesday of the month, from 2 to 3 pm:

    February 28th, March 27th, April 24th, May 29th, June 26th

    Tea and coffee will be provided. Drop-in program.

    North Gloucester Branch, 2036 Ogilvie Rd.

  • Image of planner journal with stickers and art supplies

    Wednesday May 29, 2024 at 6:15pm
    120 minutes

    Creative Planners are a great way to manage stress, time, productivity, goal tracking. Take a moment to sit down and put your brain to paper in a welcoming & creative environment.

    Bring your own planner, notebook, or journal of choice; we’ll provide some basic creative planner supplies. No experience required.

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    L’agenda créatif est un excellent moyen de gérer le stress, le temps, la productivité et les objectifs. Prenez le temps de vous asseoir et planifier dans un environnement accueillant et créatif.

    Apportez votre propre agenda, carnet de notes ou journal de votre choix ; nous vous fournirons quelques fournitures de base pour créer votre agenda dans la langue de votre choix. Aucune expérience n’est requise.

  • Web banner for hobbies and crafts

    Wednesdays, May 29, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    7:00pm
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    If you are a knitter, a crocheter or a crafter, come and join us at Hazeldean Stitches. Share your ideas and projects with other yarn artists. All ages welcome!